Official: Man dies after setting woman on fire in their home

KETTERING, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a man who set a woman on fire in their house in Kettering has died after being burned in the blaze.

Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark E. Brady said in a news release that 64-year-old Louis Ferrard Fedee died Wednesday at a hospital, where he was taken after the Tuesday morning fire.

Brady says Fedee doused the homeowner with a flammable liquid and set her on fire during an argument. He says the fire spread to items in the basement.

Brady says the woman went to a nearby school that was serving as a polling place, where volunteers called 911. He says the woman is in critical condition with third-degree burns. A firefighter was injured battliing the blaze; he was treated and released.

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